Growers who need to create profitable combos should first reply a number of questions, including whether or not the crops will develop properly collectively, in the event that they replicate well-liked shades, and if dwelling gardeners will like the mixture as soon as they’ve spent weeks rising it.
Ian McGreevy, Four Star Greenhouses’ Signature Garden Designer, provides a number of easy tricks to creating profitable combos.
Pay Attention to the Color Trends Predicted by Experts
The Color of the Year from Pantone has embodied the spirit of the fashionable client from trend to dwelling adorning. For 2019, Pantone selected Living Coral, a shade that “embodies our desire for playful expression.”
Track Winning Combinations
Four Star’s bar code monitoring of retail gross sales provides correct knowledge on actual consumers’ preferences. This data may help you propose for stable 2020 gross sales by rising the preferred combos.
Mix Traditional Annuals Combinations
Who doesn’t love surprises? Creative growers are introducing non-traditional parts to make combos extra versatile for dwelling gardeners with evolving tastes. Mixing in perennials, shrubs, tropical, even herbs and greens, can add worth for gardeners excited by getting extra out of their combos.
Don’t Forget Combinations for the Shade
Combinations with shade-loving varieties proceed to develop in recognition, particularly when retailers spotlight them. Many new varieties have been developed to thrive in each solar and shade, and are superb for each hanging baskets and upright containers.
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